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Chances of getting into Northern Arizona University

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
82%
Admission Difficulty for Northern Arizona University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsUnavailable
Applicant CompetitionVery Low
How hard is it to get into NAU and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at NAU is 82%.  It ranks #7 in Arizona for lowest rate of acceptance. Northern Arizona University is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 30,523 out of 37,386 applicants were admitted.

Northern Arizona University typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.7. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top quarter of their high school class. 17% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The NAU application fee is $25 and applications are due by Mar 15.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is recommended but not required for admission to Northern Arizona University. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application.

NAU SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT
-
SAT Scores for Northern Arizona University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for Northern Arizona University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
SAT Composite 75th N/A
Average SAT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
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NAU ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT
-
ACT Scores for Northern Arizona University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th N/A
ACT Scores for Northern Arizona University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th N/A
Average ACT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

NAU GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.7
Typical High School Grades
A-

What GPA do you need to get into Northern Arizona University?

Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into NAU. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Northern Arizona University was 3.7 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #1 in Arizona for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.7 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as NAU accepts 82% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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High School Class Rank

55% of Northern Arizona University freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Northern Arizona University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 22%
Top 25% of class 55%
Top 50% of class 86%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Admission Statistics

Northern Arizona University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 24,369 13,017 37,386
Accepted 20,246 10,277 30,523
Acceptance Rate 83% 79% 82%
Enrolled 3,381 1,836 5,217
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 17% 18% 17%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Mar 15, 2022
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2022 has passed. Applications were due on Mar 15, 2022.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Northern Arizona University is $25.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Northern Arizona University and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Northern Arizona University Application Requirements
Test Scores Recommended
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Northern Arizona University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=105330 IPEDS survey data for Northern Arizona University.

FAQs

What is my chance of getting into Northern Arizona University?

82% of those who apply are granted admission to NAU. Admission competition is and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.